A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to our dear friend and volunteer Heidi Stoecklein on her Officer of the Year Award! We love you and are so proud of you Heidi!!! You deserve it!!!
LAPD Officer to Receive Prestigious American Legion State Law Officer of the Year Award
WHAT: The American Legion – 95th Annual Convention – Awards Presentation
WHEN: Friday, June 28, 2013, 12:30
WHERE: Riviera Hotel – 1600 Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, Ca.
WHO: LAPD Officer Heidi Stoecklein
Officer Stoecklein has been recognized with the State of California’s highest award presented for an outstanding act of daring or bravery for rescuing a victim that was shot in the head who lay unconscious near a barricaded suspect who was armed with a rifle in 2009. She also received her department’s Police Star for this incident. In 2013, Officer Stoecklein received a second Police Star for rapid deployment into an office building where the suspect, who was still at scene, shot and killed his former boss. She and her fellow officers took the suspect into custody and saved potential victims from further threat. The Police Star is awarded to officers for performing with exceptional judgment and/or utilizing skillful tactics in order to defuse dangerous and stressful situations. Based on her current and past performance Officer Stoecklein has demonstrated she is a well-rounded law enforcement officer who has exceeded the duty requirements expected of her position and has demonstrated a distinct pattern of community service coupled with professional achievement.
Congrats to precious Robyn Taylor on her graduation today and for winning the science award!!! Love you dearly Robyn!!!
Congratulations Semajay Jackson on graduating from Middle School today! I’m so proud of you and I love you!!!
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